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Mr. Ben Jones

  • University of Oxford Botanic Garden
  • Arboretum Curator
  • Conservation Assessment, Tree Conservation
  • Oxford, GB

Ben Jones is the Arboretum Curator at Oxford University’s Botanic Garden and Arboretum. Alongside his role as Curator, his research focuses on bioquality hotpots within the Ethiopian and Japanese floristic regions.

Areas of Expertise
  • Botanical Inventory and Collection Expertise
    • Identification
    • Collection of germplasm
    • Genetic representativeness
    • In situ survey
  • Ex situ Collection Type Expertise
    • Seed banking
    • Herbarium Specimen
    • Living plant collection
  • Living Collection Management Expertise
    • Soil management
    • Planting and establishment
    • Irrigation
    • Pruning
    • Safe work practices
    • Risk control
    • Plant Health and biosecurity
    • Curation
    • Nursery management
    • Plant exchange
    • Data management
    • Genetic representativeness
  • Propagation Techniques Expertise
    • Seeds
    • Layering
    • Cuttings
    • Grafting
Conservation Assessment
  • Conservation Assessment Expertise
    • Conservation assessment training
    • Conservation assessment modelling
    • Mapping for conservation assessments
    • National conservation assessments
  • Plant Growth Form Expertise
    • Trees
    • Shrubs
  • Research Expertise
    • Ex situ conservation
    • In situ conservation
    • Systematics and taxonomy
    • Evaluation
    • Horticulture
    • Conservation genetics
    • Climate change
  • Taxonomic Expertise (Family)

    Betulaceae, Magnoliaceae, Pinaceae, Sapindaceae, Cupressaceae, Burseraceae, Taxaceae, Araucariaceae, Fagaceae, Rosaceae

  • Taxonomic Expertise (Genus)

    Betula, Alnus, Corylus, Magnolia, Carpinus, Pinus, Quercus

Tree Conservation
  • Tree Climbing Expertise


  • Geographic Region Expertise
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Europe
  • Habitat Type Expertise
    • Boreal forests/Taiga
    • Coastal areas
    • Islands
    • Mediterranean forests, woodlands and scrubs
    • Temperate broad leaf and mixed forests
    • Temperate coniferous forest
    • Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands
    • Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests
    • Tropical and subtropical dry broad leaf forests
    • Tropical and subtropical moist broad leaf forests
  • Services Available
    • Advice
    • Mentorship
    • Research
    • Training
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